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Journey Information

Denver to Salida bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$38.73
Fastest time3h 10m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Denver to Salida right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Denver to Salida?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $38.73 was the low point for bus fares from Denver to Salida. Buses from Salida to Denver are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $38.73 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 99 miles (160 kilometers) from Denver, CO to Salida, CO. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Denver?

There is usually only one bus per day from Denver to Salida. It leaves the station in Denver at 1:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Denver to Salida. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Denver to Salida?

There is one bus company that operates from Denver to Salida. Amtrak Thruway is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway13h 10m$38.73

Where does the bus leave from in Denver?

Most buses depart from the main station in Denver, Colorado:

  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Salida?

All buses from Denver arrive at one main station in Salida, Colorado:

  • Chaffee Shuttle - 54 Jones Ave

Price trends for buses from Denver to Salida

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Denver, CO to Salida, CO
Based on 5 ratings and reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Thruway report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
November 29, 2019Visiting family
The driver. This man deserves a medal and definitely a raise or bonus for putting up with the riders and the horrendous weather. He was amazing!
November 22, 2019Solo travel
Non stop to Salida from Denver. The break in Fairplay was perfect
November 10, 2019Solo travel
Great value
Wifi was not working
September 21, 2019Vacation
Very stinky toilet odor inside bus. Small amount of paper trash inside bud.
See above.
September 20, 2019Visiting family
Was very nice experience.

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